Looks at the beginnings of Colonial education: dame schools, Latin grammar schools, church schools, and pauper schools Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Education, Public schools Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
DRAMATIZES BEHAVIOR OF TWO TEEN-AGERS TO ILLUSTRATE CHARACTERISTICS OF PERSONALITY WHICH LEAD TO POPULARITY & SUCCESS IN DATING. CONTRASTS CAROLYN, ATTRACTIVE NEWCOMER IN HIGH SCHOOL, WITH GINNY, WHO IS WILLING TO DATE ALL THE BOYS BUT IS UNPOPULAR WITH BOTH BOYS & GIRLS. SHOWS HOW CAROLYN & WALLY ARE CAREFUL OF THEIR APPEARANCE, POLITE, CONSIDERATE IN ARRANGING DATES, ETC. ( 1 reviews )
Discusses the qualities of a good citizen and the role of Democratic institutions with which he is concerned. 20:01:20 Checklist For Good Citizen 20:02:02 CU Hand filling out tax forms 20:04:15 Father figure talking to young boy: "Look, ignorance of the law is no excuse. Whether you break a law through ignorance or carelessness or wickedness, it's all lawbreaking."
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT'S CONFLICT W/PARENTS. DICK LEAVES PARENTS ANGRILY & GOES HOME WITH MR. MARTIN WHO COUNSELS DICK ABOUT HOW CHILDREN GROW UP, BUT STILL NEED GUIDANCE & CONTROL. DICK RETURNS TO PARENTS IN MORNING, & THEY DEVELOP NEW UNDERSTANDING. Some good shots to be logged. ( 1 reviews )
SHOWS HOW PHIL USING HIS AMATEUR RADIO EQUIPMENT TO DEMONSTRATE TO JIMMY THE NATURE OF SOUND. DEMONSTRATES THE VARIOUS MEDIA WHICH TRANSMIT SOUND, THE WAVES OF COMPRESSED & EXPANDED AIR LEAVING A RINGING BELL, THE REFLECTION OF SOUND, THE SPEED OF SOUND & THE CHARACTERISTIC WAVES OF SOUND.
Demonstrates how self-confidence and right attitudes are necessary to good health. Reveals how attitudes toward seemingly unrelated happenings, such as failure to get a promotion, can prevent an individual from doing his best and even cause physical illness. For high school, college, and adult groups. ( 1 reviews )
Presents a variety of choices of recreation in terms of good times and good health. 00:12:59 Young boy running on football field 00:13:02 Boy drops pass, looks sad 00:14:00 WS Family dinner table, camera zooms to Dad VO: "Mr. Baxter is worrying about Jimmy. He wants Jimmy to be strong and happy, like Hank." 00:14:09 CU Blond hair - Dad is smiling 00:14:13 CU Dark haired Jimmy looking grumpy 00:15:25 Dad comes into living room with football, sits next to Jimmy 00:15:30 Dad offers Jimmy...
Phil HAS JUST ENTERED NEW HIGH SCHOOL & HAS DIFFICULTY MAKING FRIENDS. HE SEES THAT MOST POPULAR STUDENTS ARE INTERESTED IN OTHERS, HELPFUL & SHARE EXPERIENCES. HE TELLS ANOTHER BOY HOW TO FIX RADIO & SOON OTHERS FREQUENT HIS BASEMENT WORKSHOP. ( 2 reviews )
"Explains the card cataloguing and the Dewey Decimal systems in use in a library and shows how detailed understanding of library organization assists in better studying and better use of time. " ( 2 reviews ) Topics: library, dewey decimal system
JIM PREPARES A CIVICS REPORT ON LABOR UNIONS. HE USES FOUR DIFFERENT TYPES OF READING: SCANNING, RAPID READING, CAREFUL SLOW READING & RE-READING. HE ORGANIZES HIS INFORMATION, COLLECTS FURTHER DATA, WRITES HIS REPORT. ( 3 reviews )
Introduces Ray in number of social situations that are used to trace growth in his understanding and practice of friendliness. Demonstrates how Ray corrects his social errors after his brother talks to him about the responsibility of friendship. ( 1 reviews )
A fantasy is employed in this film to define and explain the powers of Congress. Mr. Williams drops off to sleep for a few minutes to find himself confronted with a world in which Congress has been suspended and federal authority dissolved. When he awakens from his dream, he has a better understanding of his own responsibility in the selection of that body.
Discusses courtesy in connection with invitations, telephone conversations, introduction and entertaining guests. 19:50:59:10 VS kids in early teens with guardians tour class exhibit on courtesy; poster in background read “Be Courteous” and “Courtesy is Consideration.” 19:51:30:14 CU painted sign of stomping feet, text reads “Be Courteous, Walk Softly,” camera pans to poster with illustration boy pulling out chair for old woman with cane, text reads “Be Courteous,” posters of...
Examines each step of incorporation and listing of stock. Illustrates the details of buying and selling operations on the exchange floor and in the broker's office, showing how these operations bring to land, labor and management the necessary capital for production. ( 1 reviews )
What you need to do to stay employed: choose the right job, get along with colleagues, maintain positive attitude, etc. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Occupations: Vocational training, Social guidance, Teenagers
Tells how Bill overcomes his fear of the water. Shows Mr. Barker, the swimming coach, as he talks with types of fear. Bill becomes aware of the sources of fear and means of overcoming it; then he slowly learns skills which help him build his confidence and becomes a good swimmer. Some good shots to be logged.
Many provisos which must be followed if young children are not to transmit germs to one another. doctors; never share another's food; schoolroom; examination; school nurse; really bad acting; children washing; cod liver oil; boiling dishes; sleeping; odd shot: child spitting toothpaste into the toilet [rather than the bathroom sink]
Shows the need for an understanding of the value and techniques of learning new words. Dramatizes the story of a father, who, after finding himself at a loss for words at a public meeting, follows his son's lead and starts a campaign of vocabulary improvement. For high school, college, and adult groups.
Gives students a view of business in the world around them. Business sets the scene and provides the props. It produces Mother's pen, the bread on the breakfast table, and the pop up toaster into which the bread goes. With familiar objects such as these, students are introduced to the production, distribution, and service phases of business which, motivated by profit, satisfy demand.
Widgets give way to weenies as the "Western High School Radio Forum" discusses the meaning of capitalism in terms designed to make sense to teenagers. Capitalism is one of many "free-enterprise education" films released in the first few years of the Cold War. Unlike many films produced under corporate sponsorship, it avoids taking jabs at socialism, Russia or New Deal government programs. Nonetheless, it uses the common Coronet device of showing a group collectively engaged...
Shows how people, faced with the possibility or reality of being infected with venereal disease, cope with their individual situations Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Venereal diseases, Sexual hygiene Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
[Educational Screen, Oct 1951] The film presents a series of situations which involve moral decisions and raises the question of whether or not each of the individuals, in the opinion of the audience, acted according to the best moral principles and practices. The narrative prologue -- "Most of us think we know what is right. Do we? Here are some situations which involve moral decisions. Test yourself. Decide what you think is right -- and why" -- introduces the audience to the film....
TWO BOYS HELP EACH OTHER DEVELOP GOOD HABITS, ONE IN SOFTBALL, OTHER IN PERSONALITY. STEPS IN HABIT FORMATION ARE EXPLAINED AS IDENTIFYING PROBLEM, GETTING HELP FROM OTHERS, STARTING PROMPLLY TO PRACTICE HABIT, NOT SLIPPING BACK.
Shows Tommy's development into responsible family member after he is brought to realize depth of parent's affection for him and their sacrifices. He tries to help family by saving money, putting things away, drying dishes and repairing broken furniture. ( 3 reviews )
High school boy who has scratched his desk is lectured by principal on acting his age. Teen girls and boys turn into 5-year-olds, illustrating infantile reactions. The principal delivers a pep talk on growing up. A boy has a "How Old Am I?" chart. The school janitor / custodian lectures on immaturity. Pictures Jim losing interest in his algebra and initialing the top of his desk. The principal, Mr. Edwards, talks with Jim about the adolescent's problem of growing up and meeting...